2022 Hyundai Elantra HEV vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla | NewCars.com

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2022 Hyundai Elantra HEV vs. 2022 Toyota Corolla Review

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2022 Hyundai
Elantra HEV

MSRP*: $24,100 to $28,600
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2022 Toyota
Corolla

MSRP*: $20,425 to $28,710
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MPG - City 49 - 53 MPG 28 - 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 52 - 56 MPG 36 - 40 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 139-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 139-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 169-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable, M/T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 139 hp 139 - 169 hp
Exterior Length 184.1 in 182.3 - 182.5 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 70.1 in
Leg Room Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 34.8 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 40.6 in
Rear 37.3 in
Front 38.0 - 38.3 in
Rear 37.1 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Elantra HEV than the Toyota Corolla. The Hyundai Elantra HEV will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Corolla.

Convenience
With the Hyundai Elantra HEV you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Corolla, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Elantra HEV will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Corolla.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Elantra HEV is much wider than the Toyota Corolla, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Hyundai Elantra HEV takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Corolla.

Handling
The Hyundai Elantra HEV has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Corolla, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Hyundai Elantra HEV and the Toyota Corolla.

Powertrain
The Hyundai Elantra HEV has much less torque than the Toyota Corolla, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Elantra HEV and the Toyota Corolla.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Elantra HEV than that of the Toyota Corolla.